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The first 5 years of the family clinic for HIV at Tygerberg hospital: Family demographics, survival of children and early impact of antiretroviral therapy
Background: Family clinics address the problems of HIV-infected children and their families. The aims were to document demographics of the children and caregivers attending the Family Clinic for HIV at Tygerberg Academic ...
Pyrazinamide plasma concentrations in young children with tuberculosis
Pyrazinamide plasma concentrations were determined in 34 children (median age, 3.32 years) 1 month after commencing antituberculosis treatment. The median (interquartile range) peak concentration was 30.7 (25.5, 35.0) mg/L ...
Tuberculous meningitis and miliary tuberculosis in young children
OBJECTIVES: To document the clinical and diagnostic features of tuberculous meningitis (TBM) in young children with and without concomitant miliary tuberculosis (TB). METHODS: A retrospective comparative study. RESULTS: ...
The 5-year outcome of multidrug resistant tuberculosis patients in the Cape Province of South Africa
Little is known about the outcome of multidrug resistant (MDR) tuberculosis (TB) in developing countries. In this study, 443 patients with MDR-TB, defined as resistance to two Or more antituberculosis drugs, were identified ...
Cavitation of the Ghon focus in an HIV-infected infant who acquired tuberculosis after the initiation of HAART
Tuberculosis immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome (IRIS) may present as new or worsening cavitation. We present an HIV-infected infant in whom TB infection and subsequent cavitation of the Ghon focus appeared to ...
Diagnostic aspects of cervical lymphadenopathy in children in the developing world: A study of 1,877 surgical specimens
Chronic cervical lymphadenopathy is a common clinical problem frequently requiring surgical biopsy. To evaluate the characteristics of surgically excised cervical lymph nodes (LN) in children in a developing country, we ...
Tuberculosis presenting as cholestatic jaundice in early infancy
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A proposed radiological classification of childhood intra-thoracic tuberculosis
One of the obstacles in discussing childhood tuberculosis (TB) is the lack of standard descriptive terminology to classify the diverse spectrum of disease. Accurate disease classification is important, because the correct ...
Maternal chest radiography as supporting evidence for the diagnosis of tuberculosis in childhood
Routine chest radiography of the mothers of 163 children investigated for possible tuberculosis accompanied by sputum culture from those mothers with suspicious chest radiographs identified active pulmonary tuberculosis ...